four new articles
for you this week; plus an updated article. These cover a range of subjects: for
people and people who like to
. Hopefully you're in at least one of those groups!
There's not a lot going on this week. With NAB over, new announcements are over as well, as everyone focuses on getting their new products finished and released.
One of the issues we've been covering on the
Digital Production Buzz
is the ongoing battle between the
. The issue is pretty arcane, but boils down to: "Who gets the money?"
, entertainment labor reporter for
"The Hollywood Reporter"
is doing an outstanding job covering this for The Buzz and the industry in general. Almost 90% of working writers have fired their agents as the issue moves to the courts. While this may not directly apply to you, both SAG and the DGA are watching this
closely. Which means this will probably have a significant industry impact later this year and in the spring when Guild contracts are up for renegotiation. To learn more about what's going on, please listen to Jonathan's segment on
last week's show
We also featured a senior sound designer at
talking about his work, the latest news from
and how to balance automated vs. manual transcription from the folks at
. It was a fascinating show!
I received a lot of comments on my blog last week: "
The Perils of Paid Reviews
." This week,
wrote a guest blog reflecting further on this. I'm including links to both articles this week because several people wrote very insightful comments on my first blog that I want to share with you as well.
Other articles include a closer look at Generators in
, a new feature in
that simplifies setting audio levels and a utility that allows us to rename files more quickly.